Clifford Alton Hammett, 87, of Green passed away on July 12, 2013. Clifford was born in Smithville, West Virginia on March 23, 1926 to the late George Alton and Hannah Hammett. |
Cliff served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII, was the owner/ operator of Goodyear Heights Dry Cleaning Co, and at the age of 71 obtained his pilot's license. He was a member of Aircraft Owner's and Pilot's Association, Cleveland Wing of the Confederate Air Force and Christian Missionary Alliance Church. Cliff also enjoyed Karaoke, Bee Keeping and golfing.
Cliff was preceded in death by his wife Margie; son James; brother Donald; sister Betty Jean; brothers-in-law, Kenny Dunaway and Joe Ramnytz.
He is survived by his children Patricia Ann Igleheart, Betty Hammett-Schroeder (Bill), Helen Latshaw (John), Lois Brown, Chuck Hammett and Dr. Jack Hammett (Denise); ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Claire Ann Chrisp (Marvin), Margie Dunaway and Linda Ramnytz; and many, many other friends and loving relatives.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd, Akron, OH 44319 (SR 619) with Rev. Dan Richter officiating. Family and friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will take place at East Liberty Cemetery where VFW Post # 3383 will perform military honors.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made in Cliff's name to the
, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 W Streetsboro St. Ste 201, Hudson Ohio 44236 or to
, 525 N Broad St, Canfield Ohio 44406-9274. To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from July 13 to July 14, 2013